Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Theology: learning; teaching; research

As one of the leading theological departments in the UK we enjoy an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

We offer a range of stimulating courses reflecting academic expertise in areas including philosophy of religion and ethics, Christian theology and culture, biblical studies, religious history, Islam and Judaism.

Simon Oliver, Head of Department

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John Milbank speaking at HowTheLightGetsIn

John Milbank will be speaking at HowTheLightGetsIn, the world's largest philosophy and music festival, in May.

New Featured Video

New video available to view now - Why Study The Gift Pt 2 with John Milbank: In the second part of their conversation, Prof John Milbank and Dr Simon Oliver continue to explore the notion of 'The Gift'. The discussion moves on from the reciprocity of gift giving and the idea of a 'purified' gift that is only given one way without the necessity for being returned; to the idea that a gift can be returned by a simple smile.

Carly Crouch promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations to Carly Crouch who has been promoted to Associate Professor, effective from August 2015.

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Research Seminar

A22, Humanities Building
Dr Chrysanthi Gallou, Assistant Professor in Aegean Archaeology, Co-Director of the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies (University of Nottingham): 'Mycenaean skulls: "feeble heads" or social actors in Aegean Late Bronze Age metaphysics and society (16th-12th c BC)?'

V. International Symposium of the Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti

14 - 16/05/2015
NCTL Learning and Conference Centre, Nottingham
The Centre will be hosting the 5th international symposium of the Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti.

Research Seminar

B7 Hemsley
Prof Salvador Ryan, Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Faculty of Theology (St Patrick's College, Maynooth): 'Theologies of Christ's Passion and Death in the Religious Verse of Irish Bardic Poets'

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
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